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Emwazi Father Says No Proof His Son Is 'Jihadi John'

An arrangment of British daily newspapers photographed in London shows the front-page headlines and stories regarding the identification of the masked Islamic State group militant dubbed 'Jihadi John - AFPKUWAIT CITY : The father of "Jihadi John" said in an interview published Wednesday that there was no proof that his son was the Islamic State executioner, adding there were a number of "false rumours" circulating.

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Police Report 'Dozen' Drone Sightings Over Paris

SourcePARIS: Paris police on Wednesday said the public had reported around a dozen drone sightings over sensitive areas of the French capital – the latest in a baffling series of overflights.

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More Than 30 Killed In Mine Blast In Rebel East Ukraine

SourceDONETSK: An early morning mine blast in the eastern Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk killed more than 30 people and injured 14, a local official said on Wednesday.

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Nobel Peace Prize Chairman Demoted, First Time In 114-Year History

Thorbjoern Jagland has been the chairman of the Nobel Peace Prize commitee since 2009. - ReutersOSLO: The committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize demoted its chairman on Tuesday, for the first time in the 114-year history of the award after his right-wing opponents won a majority on the prestigious panel.

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Hundreds Of Starving Koalas Killed In Australia

SourceSYDNEY: Close to 700 koalas have been killed off by authorities in southeastern Australia because overpopulation led to the animals starving, an official said Wednesday, sparking claims of mismanagement.

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Hospital Sends Miscarried Babies To Laundry By Mistake

SourceLAS VEGAS: Authorities say a Las Vegas hospital mistakenly sent two dead babies wrapped in linens to a laundry facility, leading to a grisly surprise for the cleaners.

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Man Who Jumped From San Francisco Bridge Says Sea Lion Saved Him

SourceSYDNEY - A man who jumped off San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge to try to take his own life and was kept afloat by a sea lion said on Wednesday that suicide prevention was now his life's work.

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Arthritis Cure Is On The Way: Scientists Make New Breakthrough Using Embryonic Stem Cells

ARTHRITIS sufferers could be offered cartilage replacements within five years after a breakthrough by British scientists.

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This Police Officer Is The Hottest Man Of The Year

Pic: Twitter screenshot

MANILA - You can call him Mister International.

Police Officer Mariano Flormata, Jr., better known by his screen name Neil Perez, won the 9th Mister International pageant held in Seoul, South Korea on February 14.

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World’s Oldest Person Turns 117 Years Old

Misao Okawa turns 117 years old tomorrow, reaching another remarkable milestone. The world’s oldest person, Okawa was born in Osaka on March 5, 1898, and attributes her longevity to eating well and sleeping at least eight hours daily.

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